Trees at a nature reserve were cut down and set alight by yobs.

Police are appealing for witnesses after the incident of criminal damage and arson that took place in Great Cornard.

A number of trees in Shawlands Woods were cut down.

The trees were then used to form tee-pee style structures and set alight with a nature reserve sign also pulled down and damaged.

The damage has been occurring over the past couple of weeks with the most significant of the damage happening overnight on Sunday May 16 to Monday May 17.

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Anyone who knows who is responsible or saw any suspicious activity in the area should contact police, quoting crime reference 37/25691/21